Police: Woman chokes NYPD officers attempting to arrest son

A woman was arrested Wednesday night in Brooklyn for assaulting police officers trying to arrest her son, the NYPD says.

News 12 Staff

Dec 9, 2021, 2:31 PM

Updated 863 days ago

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Police: Woman chokes NYPD officers attempting to arrest son
A woman was arrested Wednesday night in Brooklyn for assaulting police officers trying to arrest her son, the NYPD says.
Police say her 26-year-old son was allegedly stealing beer from a nearby deli around 11 p.m. The suspect ran into his home, and officers attempted to arrest the suspect. Swan Williams, 47, then reportedly put her hands on an officer and allegedly choked him.
Police say she choked both officers who were present for the arrest.
Williams was charged with two counts of assaulting a police officer and obstructing governmental administration.
Police had said Williams was an off-duty probation officer, but the Department of Probation said it had no record of a Swan Williams employed or retired with the agency.


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